E. L. Doctorow’s varied body of work explores the fantasy and reality of the American soul. His vibrant novels illuminate key eras, including the Civil War (The March), Prohibition (Billy Bathgate), the Depression (Loon Lake), McCarthyism (The Book of Daniel), and the Jazz Age (Ragtime). He is also the author of four story collections, including All the Time in the World (2011). Doctorow’s many honors include the PEN/Faulkner Award, the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, the National Book Award, and the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York.